Dhairya Pujara

Founder & CEO, Ycenter
Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Dhairya Pujara Founder, CEO Ycenter. Ycenter offers international immersive learning programs for college and university students that creates a global impact. Dhairya received his Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering from Drexel University’s School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems. He was awarded the Meritorious Service Award by Drexel University graduate student association and a special recognition for creative leadership. He has a prior entrepreneurial experience from starting an e-commerce company in India which was selected as one of the top 1000 emerging business ideas in the nation through a contest in "The Economic Times”. He blogs at Huffington Post and is a mentor at Mobilize.Org, aimed at teaching Civic/Social Entrepreneurship to high school graduates.

Languages

English, Gujarati, Hindi, Marathi

Areas of Expertise

Entreprendeurship , Public Speaking, Biomedical Engineering

An idea worth spreading

I believe the words "DREAM" and "JOB" create a paradox for an #entrepreneur like me, when placed next to each other.

I'm passionate about

Entrepreneurship and innovating solutions

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Start-ups, Entrepreneurship, Higher Education, Global impact, Healthcare

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Dhairya Pujara
Posted 12 months ago
David Pogue: 10 top time-saving tech tips
David Pogue is about breaking down technology for humans. I remember his first TALK where I talked about how smart phones calculate number of clicks to make sure you reach your menu of interest in less click than ever. It is true there was at least one thing in this talk that I discovered new- The voicemail message skipping magic. Talking about softwares: I am 24 year old and 3 years ago when I decided to come to USA I started teaching my parents emailing and skype. However, few months later skype upgraded and my mom is like- this is amazing-I still have to click only call button next to your name. We tried some other video calling softwares, but it has never been that easy. The best part - I didn't teach them this one, but they are friends with me on Facebook which ensures at least two likes on everything I post. I was never a huge fan of Facebook's layout and their constant effort to change the interface just when to start to getting comfortable. But the fact that my parents can use it use intuitively makes me wonder about its power.